The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for XPath skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 419 417
Rank change year-on-year +60 -2  
Permanent jobs citing XPath 35 38 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.38% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 41
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

XPath is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7959 9940 9960
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 53.04% 50.77% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6904 8839 8593
Median salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing XPath as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in the South East

XPath
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath in the South East.

Salary trend for XPath in the South East

XPath
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for XPath in the South East

XPath
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 12 £45,000 -
Hampshire +30 10 £57,500 +76.92% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +36 4 £31,500 -58.00% 2
East Sussex +8 1 £55,000 +22.22%
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for XPath.

1 47 (78.33%) XML
1 47 (78.33%) XSLT
2 24 (40.00%) Web Services
3 23 (38.33%) CSS
3 23 (38.33%) HTML
3 23 (38.33%) PHP
3 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
3 23 (38.33%) XML Schema
3 23 (38.33%) MVC
4 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (35.00%) SOAP
5 20 (33.33%) Linux
6 19 (31.67%) HTML5
7 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 18 (30.00%) SQL
8 17 (28.33%) MySQL
8 17 (28.33%) XSD
8 17 (28.33%) SOA
8 17 (28.33%) Finance
9 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
10 14 (23.33%) Mentoring
10 14 (23.33%) Web Development
11 13 (21.67%) Middleware
11 13 (21.67%) IBM
11 13 (21.67%) OOP
12 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (20.00%) RDF
12 12 (20.00%) FTP
12 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 12 (20.00%) HTTPS

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.00%) Drupal
2 11 (18.33%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 10 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (10.00%) SilverStripe
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.67%) Jetty
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 9 (15.00%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (15.00%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) FTP
1 12 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 12 (20.00%) SSL
1 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (18.33%) HTTP
3 10 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (28.33%) MySQL
3 12 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (18.33%) Big Data
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.33%) OLAP
6 2 (3.33%) Redis
6 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) OLTP
7 1 (1.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) ERwin
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Games
3 6 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 6 (10.00%) Music Industry
4 4 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (78.33%) Developer
2 23 (38.33%) PHP Developer
3 12 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 12 (20.00%) PHP Zend Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Symfony Developer
4 11 (18.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Web Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 9 (15.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
6 9 (15.00%) TIBCO Developer
6 9 (15.00%) TIBCO iProcess Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
8 7 (11.67%) C# Developer
8 7 (11.67%) Middleware Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (10.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 6 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
10 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (78.33%) XML
1 47 (78.33%) XSLT
2 24 (40.00%) Web Services
3 23 (38.33%) CSS
3 23 (38.33%) HTML
3 23 (38.33%) XML Schema
4 21 (35.00%) SOAP
5 19 (31.67%) HTML5
6 17 (28.33%) XSD
7 13 (21.67%) Middleware
8 12 (20.00%) Symfony
9 11 (18.33%) .NET
9 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
9 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
9 11 (18.33%) CSS3
9 11 (18.33%) LINQ
9 11 (18.33%) Regular Expression
9 11 (18.33%) WCF
10 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 10 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (16.67%) DataPower
2 7 (11.67%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (6.67%) Graphic Design
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) AIX
2 10 (16.67%) Solaris
2 10 (16.67%) Unix
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) MVC
2 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.33%) SOA
4 14 (23.33%) Mentoring
4 14 (23.33%) Web Development
5 13 (21.67%) OOP
6 12 (20.00%) Change Management
6 12 (20.00%) RDF
6 12 (20.00%) Secure Coding
7 11 (18.33%) SOLID
8 10 (16.67%) ITIL
9 8 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Development
9 8 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (13.33%) TDD
9 8 (13.33%) Web Design
10 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.00%) Release Management
11 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
12 4 (6.67%) Integration Testing
12 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
1 23 (38.33%) PHP
2 18 (30.00%) SQL
3 12 (20.00%) Perl
4 11 (18.33%) PHP 5
4 11 (18.33%) PHP 7
5 10 (16.67%) Jython
6 9 (15.00%) C#
7 7 (11.67%) Java
8 4 (6.67%) XQuery
9 2 (3.33%) ActionScript
9 2 (3.33%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (3.33%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) ISEB
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 9 (15.00%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (3.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) IBM
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Zend
3 10 (16.67%) CA
4 9 (15.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.33%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) VMware
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